John 1:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.

King James Version

That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

International Standard Version

This was the true light that enlightens every person by his coming into the world.

A Conservative Version

He was the TRUE light coming into the world that enlightens every man.

American Standard Version

There was the true light, even the light which lighteth every man, coming into the world.

Amplified

There it was -- "the true Light [was then] coming into the world [the genuine, perfect, steadfast Light] that illumines every person.

An Understandable Version

[Now] the true Light, who enlightens all mankind, was [indeed] coming into the world [i.e., to earth].

Anderson New Testament

He was the true Light, which, coming into the world, gives light to every man.

Bible in Basic English

The true light, which gives light to every man, was then coming into the world.

Common New Testament

The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world.

Daniel Mace New Testament

HE was the true Light who came into the world, to enlighten every man.

Darby Translation

The true light was that which, coming into the world, lightens every man.

Godbey New Testament

That was the true light, which lighteth every man, coming into the world.

Goodspeed New Testament

The real light, which sheds light upon everyone, was just coming into the world.

Holman Bible

The true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.

John Wesley New Testament

This was the true light, who lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

That Word was the true Light, which lightens every man that comes into this world.

Julia Smith Translation

The Light was true, which enlightens every man coming into the world.

King James 2000

That was the true Light, that lights every man that comes into the world.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The true light, who gives light to every person, was coming into the world.

Modern King James verseion

He was the true Light; He enlightens every man coming into the world.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That was a true light, which lighteneth all men that come into the world.

Moffatt New Testament

The real Light, which enlightens every man, was coming then into the world:

Montgomery New Testament

The true Light, which enlightens every man, was then coming into the world.

NET Bible

The true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.

New Heart English Bible

The true light that enlightens everyone was coming into the world.

New simplified Bible

The true light, which gives light to every man, came into the world. (Isaiah 49:6)

Noyes New Testament

The true light, which enlighteneth every man, was coming into the world.

Sawyer New Testament

The light was the true [light] which lights every man that comes into the world.

The Emphasized Bible

It, was - The real light that enlighteneth every man - Coming into the world.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He was that true Light, which illumines every man by his coming into the world.

Twentieth Century New Testament

That was the True Light which enlightens every man coming into the world.

Webster

That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

Weymouth New Testament

The true Light was that which illumines every man by its coming into the world.

Williams New Testament

The real light, which sheds light upon everyone, was just coming into the world.

World English Bible

The true light that enlightens everyone was coming into the world.

Worrell New Testament

He was the true Light That lighteth every man coming into the world.

Worsley New Testament

The true light was that which enlightneth every man that cometh into the world.

Youngs Literal Translation

He was the true Light, which doth enlighten every man, coming to the world;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἦν 
En 
was , were , had been , had , taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

the true
ἀληθινός 
Alethinos 
Usage: 16

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come , go , , vr come
Usage: 424

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

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Context Readings

The Prologue To John's Gospel

8 He was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light. 9 There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man. 10 He was in the world, and the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him.


Cross References

1 John 2:8

On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true Light is already shining.

Isaiah 49:6

He says, "It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the preserved ones of Israel; I will also make You a light of the nations So that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth."

John 1:4

In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.

John 12:46

"I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

Matthew 6:23

"But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

John 1:7

He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him.

John 6:32

Jesus then said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread out of heaven, but it is My Father who gives you the true bread out of heaven.

John 7:12

There was much grumbling among the crowds concerning Him; some were saying, "He is a good man"; others were saying, "No, on the contrary, He leads the people astray."

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

John 15:1

"I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.

1 Thessalonians 5:4-7

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day would overtake you like a thief;

1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.



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